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Parental screen time controls - Windows 10

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Posted · Original PosterOP

So I've been using the Windows 10 family features to limit screen time for my 11 year old son.  He has discovered that certain games (Geometry Dash) can be played after his time runs out.  Normally when time runs out, he is booted to the login screen, but using ALT+TAB he can still access games that are running.  Somehow he can even play Geometry Dash in full screen mode!  Thanks Microsoft... 

 

What is a better option for screen time management?  Open to suggestions.  

 

Thanks!


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don't know personally, but @ShrimpBrime might be able to help you with that


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Unfortunately, that's the best winders has to offer for parental controls. 

 

There are alternatives.  

One is setting a PC shutdown timer. Password the logins.

If you are not near by, remote access your PC. TeamViewer is an example I use. 

Another is actively monitoring the child.

My kid is sneaky. Smart let me tell you.

No GTAV here allowed, but his buddies house...... You'd think other parents would know better. 

 

My kids know better. They don't follow rules, they don't play games for a few days. Like my dog, the kid catches on quick. He follows the rules after a few day ban, he risks nothing lol.

 

 


 

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